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Article on PM not shared maliciously, says blogger

Article on PM not shared maliciously, says blogger

Financial adviser and blogger Leong Sze Hian said he was "bewildered" to receive a letter of demand from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's lawyers.

Categories: Headlines
PM Lee begins legal action against blogger for defamation

PM Lee begins legal action against blogger for defamation

Blogger had shared an article on his Facebook page that alleged PM Lee had helped to launder 1MDB funds.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Yap Boon Fong Yvonne (Ye Wenfeng Yvonne) v Wong Kok Mun Alvin and another and another appeal [2018] SGCA 80

CA clarifies that Sg law does not recognise claims in general damages for pre-trial losses of earning capacity, only claims in special damages for pre-trial losses of earnings.

Tags: Tort
Tags: Tort

Supreme Court Case Summary: Turf Club Auto Emporium Pte Ltd and others v Yeo Boong Hua and others and another appeal [2018] SGCA 79

CA awards damages of $1.3m and costs of $315k to respondents for appellants’ breaches of consent order intended to settle dispute on Turf City joint venture.

Website faces legal action after refusing to remove articles

Website faces legal action after refusing to remove articles

Lawyers for NTUC Foodfare had sent a letter on Tuesday to the owner of The Independent, local company Protegesoft, to remove the articles by 3pm the next day and publish an apology, or else face legal action.

Categories: Headlines
Tags: Tort

Supreme Court Case Summary: Lua Bee Kiang (administrator of the estate of Chew Kong Seng) v Yeo Chee Siong [2018] SGCA 74

The CA sets out two-stage analysis for assessing damages for pain and suffering, and clarifies approach to assessing costs of managing possible onset of medical condition attributable to injury caused by defendant.

Tags: Tort
Tags: Tort
Tags: Tort

Darnley (Appellant) v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust (Respondent), UKSC 2017/0070 (on appeal from the Court of Appeal Civil Division (England and Wales)

The appellant brought proceedings against the respondent alleging a breach of duty by the reception staff concerning the information he was given about the time he would have to wait and the failure to assess the appellant for priority triage. 

LawWatch - October 2018 Edition

This update includes summaries of notable cases such as Bintai Kindenko Pte Ltd v Samsung C&T Corp [2018] SGCA 39 and The Wellness Group Pte Ltd v Paris Investment Pte Ltd & Ors [2018] SGCA 47.

Landmark Court of Appeal decision: Tort of malicious prosecution not extended to civil proceedings and tort of abuse of process not recognised in Singapore

In Lee Tat Development Pte Ltd v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 301 [2018] SGCA 50, the Court departed from the English position and settled a previously inconclusive area of law in Singapore.

Tags: Tort

Alam Jahangir v Mega Metal Pte Ltd [2018] SGHC 198

Damages — Contributory negligence
Tags: Tort

Journals Online: Tort Law

This article in the SAL Annual Review encapsulates and evaluates the 2017 decisions of the Singapore courts on tort law. It is authored by Kumaralingam Amirthalingam and Gary Chan Kok Yew.

Categories: Judgments
Tags: Tort
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